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model s fire in the state of tennessee. phil lebeau has details on that one. phil? >> and, bill, we're still trying to get exact details about what happened with this tesla model s fire. take a look at these pictures provided to us by the tennessee highway patrol. these are shots of the model s after the fire was put out. the driver was uninjured. got out of the car. he apparently drove over a tow hitch in the road. that punctured the battery compartment. by the way, as you're looking at this, this is the third model s fire in the last six weeks. and for tesla shares, it has added to what has been a terrible couple of days. in fact, this is the worst two day drop for tesla shares in more than three years. tesla says it is sending a team of investigators to tennessee to investigate what happened. as for the federal government, the national highway traffic safety administration tells us that it will contact the local authorities who are looking into the incident to determine if there are vehicle safety implications that merit agency action. tesla has sold more than 19,000 model s vehi
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. another fire in a model "s." cnbc's phil lebeau is following this story. hi, phil. >> reporter: hi, tyler. this is one that's still under investigation. we want to show you some pictures from the tennessee highway patrol. this is of the model "s" after the fire was extinguished. it happened yesterday, yesterday afternoon, in murfreesboro, tennessee. the driver, by the way, escaped this without any injury. the model "s" did not hit another car in this incident. instead is drove over a trailer hitch. that hitch that apparently punctured the battery compartment underneath the model "s." and again, the driver escaped without injury. this is the third model "s" fire in the last six weeks. remember there was one in suburban seattle, then one in mexico and now this one. tesla is sending investigators to tennessee to look into what's happened. what about the federal government? will it now investigate the model "s"? the ntsb says it will contact the local authorities who are looking into the incident to determine if there are vehicle safety implications that merit agency action. keep in mind, tes
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. cnbc's phil lebeau joins us from chicago. three big stories that fall in your area, phil. first boeing soliciting bids for its new 77 x production site. who's in contention sp. >> it's too early to say any one location has an edge over others, although there are natural advantage certain locations have. here are a few of the cities we've confirmed independently as well talking with sources in the running for the landing the 777 x location. seattle, washington, because of the facilities there, long beach, salt lake city, huntsville, alabama, and the boeing facility in charleston. keep this in mind, boeing says it will not negotiate with the machinist union out there in seattle which is interesting because if they were to work out a deal at the last second, you wouldn't see anything develop, sue. but as it is right now boeing says it is moving forward and will make a decision some time early next year about a 777 location. i know that you asked the ceo about that last time you talked to him. very interesting. boeing advising airline about the risk of engine icing problems on the 747 and
beating the streets by a penny. company's delivery numbers were lower than expect. phil lebeau joins us. >> reporter: this is a third quarter where they reported better as their own guidance but not as good as any were expecting. you mentioned delivery. for the third quarter they delivered 5,500 model s, some were talking about 5,700 or 5,800. there was some of the disappointment. the gross margin, however, at 21% is a little higher than most on wall street were expecting and now they're planning to deliver 21,500 this year. and deliveries are being increased to europe and to a certain extent pulling back a bit in terms of delivering here in the u.s. what about china, who many view as a great growth market? that will start in the first quarter of next year and already elon musk is saying they're seeing great interest -- they're more on the supply side than on the demand side. >> we're supply constrained not demand constrained. we're working hard to address the construction constraint. the thing that people quite don't get is we're different in that fundamental way from other car compani
, prompting companies around the world to open up more plans there, fill le beau joins us live from mexico with some more on this phenomenon. good morning, phil. >> reporter: good morning, kelly. we're on the floor of the plant for a japanese auto parts supplier. they are going to be building exhaust systems as well as control modules for nissan, general motors, mazda, they're exploetding here. they're in the midst of a hiring boom. they are going to 1,400 workers a year ago. by the time this expansion is done in the next few years, they'll be up to 3,100 workers. that's what we are seeing throughout mexico when you look at the auto and aerospace industry. this has become the hottest place for the growth of those jobs. primarily because it benefits from a number of factors, including trade agreements, low cost, et cetera. take a look at this, a lot of people sit there and say, around they shipping jobs to china? look at the cost difference for jobs and exports out of mexico versus china versus the united nations united states. they have to realize members ka has become the hottest export h
to lagging sales. our phil lebeau explains in chicago. hey, phil. >> reporter: this is about the new vehicle that lincoln has unveiled today, called the mkc. let's look at it. it's really a small crossover utility vehicle. they're calling it a small suv. but it's built on a car platform. it will start at just under $34,000. now, lincoln is hoping the mkc captures the growing demand for small suvs and luxury crossover utility vehicles. year-to-date, lincoln sales down 3%. they've had no traction at all, while the luxury market overall is up 11%. but the head of lincoln says he believes things are starting to turn around. >> as the luxury business is about brand, it's about contribution margin, and it's about customers buying the best product. and we are really pleased to see that our price on the new mkc are up almost $6,000. our hybrid mix is over 30% now, which is something we didn't expect, frankly. >> reporter: so there are some metrics that are moving in favor of lincoln, which really has been stuck in the mud for a long time. but jim farley thinks they can bring it around. the showrooms
, does it make a difference if the firefighter who rescues you is beau or the accountant -- gay or the accountant who does your taxes or the mechanic who fixes your car? the president encouraged lawmakers to pass the legislation. >>> and tim cook the ceo of apple is also urging passing this. he writes in the wall street journal that "when people feel valued for who they are, they have the comfort and confidence to do the best work of their life." >>> 7:16. new in egypt this morning, former egyptian prod, mohamed morsi appeared in fourth for theist -- president, mohamed morsi appeared in court for the first time since he was removed from power. he says he's the legitimate leader and the court has no jurisdiction to put him on trial. the trial was adjourned until january. he's in a secret location while awaiting his trial. he could get the death penalty if convicted. >>> a man from mish twin claims he -- michigan claims he tipped off the fbi where to find osama bin laden. now he wants to be paid the $25 million reward. tom lee, he's an international jewelry marketer, says he told
. >> we are getting numbers on auto sales. chrysler already came out with a miss. phil lebeau has ford numbers. >> reporter: these are slightly below the estimate, overall ford for the month of october, an increase of sales of 14%. again, the street was expecting 15.5%. a couple of numbers stand out here. the best retail sales for the month of october since 2004. we usually don't focus on just one month. that is interesting. best retail sales since 2004. the f-series, it continues to be just incredible. up 63,000 in terms of total sales, up 13% for the month. that is the sixth straight month with f-series sales of greater than 60,000. guys back to you. >> phil, thank you for that. >> the stock does anything. >> i was going to ask you, you know, we've seen some of the whole sale inventory numbers showing stockpiling at auto dealers. some of the loans are stretched out. >> gm stories there about no deals, deals, i think if you don't offer these deals, you got to stay on that treadmill. these stocks have stalled. i don't know why. i'm saying that it's not as easy because europe is turning
on the verge of an unprecedented deal that will get the company through the bulk of its orders. phil lebeau has the details out of chicago. good morning, phil. >> reporter: good morning. this is important for boeing and machinists. they're saying are we're sure we're going to have labor peace through the rest of the decade? that's what it looks like as they're close to signing a deal. for boeing as they close in on this deal, the labor contract, if they agree to a new one, would ensure the 777x, that it would largely be assembled in the puget sound area. what does boeing get out of this deal? a new contract that would run through at least 2020 and perhaps several years after that, ensuring labor peace for boeing for several years, which is going to be critical as they go through the rest of this decade. you've got to go back to 2008, the last time that boeing had to deal with a strike by the machinist union. when you look at boeing's back log, the important thing is boeing wants the certainty about the fixed labor costs for more than 4,700 planes. this is a all-time record. the value, $345 bill
are not so happy about black friday. let's go to chicago. phil lebeau will have the rest of that story. >>> leanne gregg reporting for us in denver. we're going to jump real quickie to the white house because we wanted to show this to everybody. as you can see the first family is out front to welcome the christmas tree that has just arrived there at the white house. and we see the first lady along with the two dogs there and her children as well as the big christmas tree for america's house comes into view. we'll get a better shot of this but we know the president and first family, they spent the holiday at the white house yesterday. we had the listing of pies, nine different pies. yesterday the president making phone calls to our service members to thank them for their service and wish them a happy holiday. there we see the first family greeting the christmas tree that's going to be up and for everybody's viewing pleasure at the white house shortly. we see it pulled in and just amazing, look at those horses too. >>> so we take you back from the white house on to walmart as leeann had
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